Meet the Deloitte Board of Directors
The Deloitte Board of Directors plays a critical role in guiding Deloitte’s short and long-term strategy, while continually strengthening our sense of partnership. The board has overall responsibility for governance of Deloitte. The board’s primary role is to be the steward and voice of the partnership, balancing short term operational excellence with sustained long term success. In addition to being a steward of the organization, the board also has the responsibility to act as a guardian of the partnership and provide oversight of management to ensure that they are protecting the organization from internal and external risks. Finally, the board acts as an advocate to support management in the execution of the long term strategy to enable the growth and prosperity of the organization.
Mike Fucci, Chairman of the Board
Mike Fucci is chairman of the board, Deloitte. As chairman, Mike leads the board in providing governance and oversight as well as guidance on priority matters such as strategy, brand positioning, risk mitigation, talent development, and leadership succession. For the past 35 years, he has been a practitioner and principal at Deloitte, with specialties in human resource transformation, talent strategies, and total rewards.
Mike serves in several leadership positions. He has been a member of Deloitte’s Board of Directors since 2012 and is chairman of the Deloitte Foundation. He also is a member of the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited Board of Directors and its Global Governance Committee. Mike previously served as chief operating officer of Deloitte Consulting LLP (Deloitte Consulting), national managing director for Deloitte Services LP, national managing director for Partner Matters, and a member of Deloitte Consulting’s Executive Committee.
Cathy Engelbert, Deloitte Chief Executive Officer
Cathy Engelbert is responsible for nearly 80,000 audit, tax, consulting, and advisory professionals who serve over 80 percent of the Fortune 500, producing measurable impact for clients, people, communities, and society. Since 1986, Cathy has served several of the world’s leading life sciences and pharmaceutical companies and advised companies on financial instrument accounting matters. She previously served as chairman and chief executive officer of Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she led the Audit practice. Cathy is the chairman of the Center for Audit Quality Governing Board and is listed as one of Fortune’s 2016 and 2015 Most Powerful Women as well as one of Fast Company’s Most Productive and Creative People. She is a member of the board of directors of Catalyst, the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, the Business Roundtable, and the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board.
Punit Renjen, Deloitte Global CEO
Punit Renjen is CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global). He previously was chairman, Deloitte (US), and before that, CEO, Deloitte Consulting LLP (US). Punit serves on the boards of United Way Worldwide, the US-India Business Council, and the Japan Society. He is among select global thought leaders who serve as LinkedIn Influencers, regularly publishes views on topics including the importance of establishing a workplace culture of purpose.
Lara Abrash has 23 years of experience in public accounting, including 13 years as a partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP. She is currently the national managing partner of Audit Innovation and Client Service Delivery and previously served as the chief operating officer of Deloitte’s Audit practice. Her client service roles have included global lead client service partner on a variety of large multinational clients in various industries, including consumer products, technology, and hospitality.
Sam Balaji is the Global Risk Advisory business leader for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. He has three decades of experience spanning client, practice, and global leadership roles. He has served many of Deloitte’s largest clients in the technology, telecommunications, media and entertainment industries driving large, complex business transformations resulting from mergers, acquisitions, and innovation. He has previously served on the Global Board of Directors and is currently a vice chairman on Deloitte’s Board of Directors.
Teresa Briggs is the west region market leader and managing partner of the San Francisco office for Deloitte. In her role, Teresa helps drive national strategy, client and business growth, and strategic positioning. Teresa has 34 years of experience with Deloitte in the technology and consumer business sectors. She also leads Deloitte’s relationship with a multinational technology company.
Michael Canning is a life sciences and health care principal for Deloitte Consulting LLP. He has 26 years of experience within Deloitte and has focused on strategy and business transformation engagements at some of our largest payor and provider clients in the US. Michael’s previous roles include national managing director for Consulting Global Operations, global managing director for Consulting Service Areas, and national managing director for Strategy & Operations. Michael has also written many points of view on the health care industry and given a number of presentations on the key emerging trends.
Bob Contri is the global financial services industry leader for DTTL. He has nearly 30 years of experience within Deloitte and has extensive global experience working with large clients. In his role as leader of DTTL’s financial services industry group, Bob is responsible for overseeing Deloitte’s four financial services sectors: banking and securities, insurance, real estate, and investment management. He is also charged with setting the industry’s overall strategic direction and go-to-market strategy for financial services globally.
Kerry Francis is a partner in the San Francisco Forensic practice of Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory Services LLP, and is the chairman of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. She has extensive experience in helping clients minimize and manage fraud and corruption risks. She has performed fraud and forensic accounting investigations, evaluated accounting allegations in securities litigation, and economic and financial damages in commercial litigation. Kerry serves on the DTTL Board of Directors.
Donna Glass is the deputy global business leader for Risk Advisory and the managing partner of the US Global Office and Industry Program for Risk & Financial Advisory, Deloitte & Touche LLP. She has almost 30 years of combined experience in the Investment Management sector, and has advised many of our largest financial services clients. Prior to leading the Industry Program, Donna led the Financial Services industry practice and the Investment Management practice within Advisory. She also leads Deloitte’s relationship with a global investment management company.
Stacy Janiak is the national managing partner for Assurance and Accounting Advisory services of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Stacy has 25 years of experience with Deloitte and focuses on serving clients in the manufacturing, retail, and consumer business industries, providing audit, internal control, regulatory compliance, merger and acquisition due diligence, and other specialized services. Stacy is also a member of the Deloitte & Touche LLP Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
Ami Kaplan is a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Her primary role is to advise Deloitte’s largest and most complex global financial services clients on business, risk management, and other financial and organizational challenges. As the lead client service partner for some of Deloitte’s largest universal bank clients, Ami is responsible for developing all senior executive relationships and overseeing all of the teams and work we deliver.
Scott Mund is the partner-in-charge of International Tax for the west region of Deloitte Tax LLP. Scott has more than 30 years of experience serving public and private clients in the life science, technology, and entertainment industries. He has been consistently recognized by International Tax Review as a leading US tax advisor in the areas of cross-border structuring and mergers and acquisitions. He was also recognized the last three years by the Legal Media Group as one of the world’s leading tax advisors. Scott formally served as the Los Angeles office managing partner for Tax.
Tom is the chief operating officer for Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Advisory practice and has more than 25 years of professional experience. He has deep experience in the financial services industry with a focus in financial accounting and reporting, valuation, and securitization, primarily in the banking and securities sector. Previously, he led the Audit Professional Practice and Quality Network. Tom also serves on the DTTL Board of Directors.
Rich Penkoski is a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP and serves as the national managing principal for consumer and industrial products. Rich has more than 25 years of consulting experience, focused primarily on helping global organizations optimize their financial and management reporting capabilities and enhancing their systems infrastructure. He has led many of Deloitte’s largest finance and IT-enabled transformation programs.
Stanley Porter is the lead client service principal for global and strategic power and utility clients at Deloitte Consulting LLP. Stanley leads Strategy & Operations for Consulting’s power and utility and oil and gas sectors. Stanley has 25 years of experience assisting energy executives in matters regarding strategy, business model alignment, capital expenditure optimization, operational expenditure reduction, merger integration, regulatory strategy, and performance analytics.
Jorge Salgueiro is a leader in the Risk and Financial Advisory practice within Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has been practicing public accounting for more than 29 years. Throughout his career, Jorge has served various industries and has significant experience in helping clients protect and create value by dealing with the internal control structures of large multinational companies, and the complexities of how these controls relate to the different risks associated with strategy, finance, operations, technology, and regulation.
George Simeone is the national managing partner for Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Financial Services audit practice. He has more than 30 years of accounting and auditing experience advising our largest financial services clients. He has an extensive background in regulatory compliance, risk management reviews, and accounting and operational reviews of financial institutions. George has also led engagements in the areas of derivatives operational controls and dispute consulting/expert testimony.
Ronald Sonenthal is a partner with Deloitte Tax LLP and has more than 33 years of experience in all aspects of US taxation, but specializes in executive compensation arrangements and complex wealthy family groups. He has held leadership positions with Deloitte Tax LLP for the last decade helping drive national operational strategy and client and business growth. He is currently supporting the Tax practice of Deloitte Canada.
Mark Steiger is a partner with Deloitte Tax LLP and has 27 years of experience serving large companies, primarily in the financial services industry. He is also the Deloitte Tax co-chief clients, markets & service lines officer and a vice chairman. In his role as the co-chief clients, markets & service lines officer for Deloitte Tax LLP, Mark interacts with some of our most strategic clients, handles urgent client matters that require leadership attention, and provides insights for key proposals. He has led the development of many initiatives and innovations through the years to help our client service teams deliver differentiated value and tax services to our clients.
Andrew Vaz is a principal for Deloitte Consulting LLP and the global chief innovation officer for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. In his role, Andrew works across all of Deloitte’s businesses and geographies to understand disruptive change and identify strategies to embrace market opportunities created by the ever evolving technological, government, societal, and business landscapes. He is responsible for ensuring that Deloitte continues to build and acquire solutions, market offerings, and business models to not only evolve with clients, but anticipate the next generation of solutions and capabilities that clients will need to meet an ever-changing set of challenges.
The Deloitte Board of Directors includes partners and principals from Deloitte’s audit, tax, consulting, and advisory businesses.